PARIS (AP) — French authorities have launched an investigation into the asphyxiation death of a 37-year-old man after subway security agents detained him in the southern city of Marseille.

The death Thursday came as arrest techniques have been under heightened criticism in France following multiple cases of abuse or fatal arrests.

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